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Kaikoura Crayfish and Camp Waipapa Bay

Waipapa Bay, Marlborough, South Island


This campsite has closed after the 2016 Kiakoura earthquake.

This small camp is just 32kms north of Kaikoura and boasts magnificent views and great walks. Fishing by both sea and river for crayfish and paua, and there are dolphins and seals in the bay just across the road. Find a spot in the shade of the fig tree in this peaceful and well sheltered camp. There are 12 powered sites available, plus tent sites. Facilities include toilets, showers, a coin operated auto washer, outside camp kitchen, and a gas BBQ. You may want to treat yourself to a fresh crayfish, paua pattie or scallop pie from the roadside shop out the front. Dogs are welcome, except during holiday periods and long weekends. Your friendly hosts are Belinda and Maurice. All sites are $15 per adult.